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NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Quinzell Pannell Jr, of Clarksville, Tennessee, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle shooting in Nashville Friday night.
Pannell, 23, was operating a Range Rover near the intersection of 17th Avenue North & Hayes Street, in Nashville, TN, around 11 p.m. Friday night, when he fatally shot from inside the vehicle, reports WSMV.
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Witnesses in the area told police that they heard a “loud pop” as the Range Rover rolled by followed by the vehicle crashing into a utility pole.
Pannell, the driver, was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.
A subsequent search of the Range Rover found two handguns and a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle.
Evidence shows the gunfire came from inside the vehicle, reports WSMV.
Investigators questioned two male passengers who sustained non-life threatening injuries but no charges have yet been filed.
The investigation is ongoing.
According to social media, Pannell was originally from Muskegon, Michigan. He was a former member of the U.S. Army, according to Facebook.
Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved young man:
Anyone with possible additional information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.
Geo quick facts: Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and home to Vanderbilt University. Legendary country music venues include the Grand Ole Opry House, home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and historic Ryman Auditorium are Downtown, as is the District, featuring honky-tonks with live music and the Johnny Cash Museum, celebrating the singer’s life – wikipedia.
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